After finishing as the runner-up at the New Year Basho, Sadogatake wrestler Kotonowaka joins three others at sumo's second-highest rank.
Four grapplers share the New Year Basho lead after eight days, and grand champion Terunofuji is among five wrestlers tied for second one win off the...
The veteran yokozuna overpowered komusubi Ura in dominant fashion on Day 1 of the New Year Basho, appearing in his first match since July 2023.
Terunofuji, Kirishima and Atamifuji are just three of the sumo grapplers who will be in the spotlight when the 15-day New Year Basho kicks off on...
Lone ozeki Takakeisho comes through with a clutch win against the rank-and-filer on the final day, collecting his first title since November 2020.
Ozeki Takakeisho had his hands full but came out on top on Day 8. Kotoshoho is the other wrestler with seven wins in the 15-day tournament.
With grand champion Terunofuji sidelined with knee injuries, lone ozeki Takakeisho is the tournament's highest-ranked wrestler.
Hobbled by knee injuries, Mongolian-born yokozuna Terunofuji is forced to sit out his second straight tournament. The title chase appears wide open.
Returning Japanese standout athletes from four years ago spark optimism for an even better showing at the Beijing Olympics.
With his third career title, the sekiwake will be considered for promotion to ozeki.
Mitakeumi moves back into sole possession of the lead to set up showdown with the grand champion.
The Dewanoumi stable wrestler has a one-win lead over Terunofuji at the midway point.